Mark Surkin

Mark Surkin
Dineable founder & CEO
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Rethinking in-store grocery

Posted by Mark Surkin on Apr 8, 2020 3:52:54 PM
For years, grocery and retail have been gradually adapting to technology. Now it's time to double-down.

For years, people have been thinking about how to redesign in-store retail experiences, including grocery store experiences, to better leverage technology and be more efficient in costs and operations.

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Resources, Ideas, & Free Assessments

Posted by Mark Surkin on Apr 3, 2020 4:06:58 PM
Like many others, we've been brainstorming ways we can help, and wanted to share some of the great resources and ideas we've come across or come up with. 

First off, we’d like to make ourselves available to anyone who needs help finding the new normal for your business and identifying opportunities to optimize when the events industry gets rolling again. No cost, no strings attached. With the events side of Dineable paused, our team of chefs, technologists, event planners, and business experts are ready to help you find your footing. Schedule some time with us for a review, brainstorm, & assessment.

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Why Dineable? Why now?

Posted by Mark Surkin on Apr 3, 2020 3:40:28 PM

People talk about food in all sorts of different ways.

They say, "food is love," or "food is medicine," or "food is fuel," or "food brings us together." They say things like "nom nom nom," or "get in my belly," or "give me all the bacon and eggs you have." Hobbits love food so much that they eat 7 meals every day, including two breakfasts! Danny Meyer said that "love is hunger satisfied" and Virginia Wolfe wrote that "one cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well."


Obviously, food is important. We all need it. And there are so many sides of food that it would be silly to try to list them all.

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Welcome! :)

Posted by Mark Surkin on Mar 15, 2019 6:31:11 PM

Hi! Welcome to our blog on

We're cooking up some great content to start sharing with you soon.

While you wait, here's a picture of some adorable puppies and their kitten overlord, because why not?

Dineable is here to help you get food right.

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Food Counts.

From training to technology to operations to the food itself, there are so many ingredients to a successful food & hospitality business. This blog explores all that and more.

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